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Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-21-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By motoman
Stewart, pertaining to any float hanging issue,...

Stewart, pertaining to any float hanging issue, the issue is when bowl is tightened down. The gasket will push out inner edges of itself from bowl tightening. Remove carbs and all float bowls....
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-21-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By motoman
Very true as Skids has stated. K&L and RD are...

Very true as Skids has stated. K&L and RD are among those imposter main jets. Mikuni main jets are the ONLY ones metered correctly according to metered size. For example, a K&L main jet metered...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-14-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,676
Posted By motoman
Skids, when I purchased my Venturer new, it came...

Skids, when I purchased my Venturer new, it came with crash bars from factory. I installed the road pegs on crash bars at that time, and they are still same location. Bike can definitely be ridden...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 08-01-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By motoman
+1.........

+1.........
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-31-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By motoman
Actually it is transister controlled...

Actually it is transister controlled ignition(TCI), and produces same results as a cdi(capacitor discharge ignition).
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-31-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By motoman
Yep, it do.

Yep, it do.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-29-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,429
Posted By motoman
Pickup coil wires is likely issue. Remove left...

Pickup coil wires is likely issue. Remove left sidecover, using both hands, pull on EVERY inch of each wire. If insulation stretches, wire is broken internally. If that being the case, cut wire at...
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-26-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By motoman
FWIW Mike, the rear KYB shocks on the Venturer...

FWIW Mike, the rear KYB shocks on the Venturer model ONLY had a bit larger in diameter of the spring coils themself than the other XS1100's of all previous year models. I would imagine Yamaha chose...
Forum: Southwest 07-18-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,501
Posted By motoman
"a perfect view"..........my guess would be, AC...

"a perfect view"..........my guess would be, AC and an adult beverage:D.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 07-07-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,676
Posted By motoman
Mike, that 3mm fuel level puts it at the center...

Mike, that 3mm fuel level puts it at the center of lock washer bolt that holds fuel bowl on carb. That check specificly is to be done with engine running at idle(specified by Yamaha for 81 model...
Forum: Southwest 07-06-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,501
Posted By motoman
You all have a SAFE ride to, from and during...

You all have a SAFE ride to, from and during rally! Stay hydrated as it is definitely hotter than normally expected this time of year:eek:.
Forum: Members Lounge 06-20-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By motoman
Have an enjoyable birthday Ken! Was nice to have...

Have an enjoyable birthday Ken! Was nice to have have visited with you on phone several years back.
Forum: Members Lounge 06-16-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 371
Posted By motoman
You all have a safe and enjoyable birthday!

You all have a safe and enjoyable birthday!
Forum: Southwest 06-16-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,501
Posted By motoman
8K and a plug.....that's a 'stretch' Greg:eek:!

8K and a plug.....that's a 'stretch' Greg:eek:!
Forum: Southwest 06-16-2020, 07:11 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,501
Posted By motoman
The score.......your ST would run perfect as is...

The score.......your ST would run perfect as is Ben......no stumble nor hesitation. That's just what ST's do, all the time:). 3Phase will verify this as he rode my ST a good liitle bit.
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 06-09-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,014
Posted By motoman
soccer4m, check your P.M. if you get a chance....

soccer4m, check your P.M. if you get a chance. Thanks, motoman.
Forum: Southwest 06-01-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,501
Posted By motoman
Hmmm......decisions........decisions:confused:.

Hmmm......decisions........decisions:confused:.
Forum: Product Evaluations 05-23-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By motoman
Interesting......all bike dealerships from...

Interesting......all bike dealerships from Durango to G. Junction have used Ride-On for some ten years now. Maybe some on the east side of the 'hill' near your location will see its shop-time savings...
Forum: Product Evaluations 05-23-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By motoman
Bonz, Ride-On has no relation to Fix-a-Flat,...

Bonz, Ride-On has no relation to Fix-a-Flat, chemically or otherwise. It will not come back out of valve stem when airing tire. When a tire is removed from rim, just wipe out inside of tire with a...
Forum: Southwest 05-21-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,501
Posted By motoman
well, any fluid be pushed thru a tiny orfice...

well, any fluid be pushed thru a tiny orfice under pressure creates heat(refer to previous post).
Forum: Wanted to buy - XS and XJ1100 parts and bikes. 05-21-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By motoman
If that bike is a Special, has to be a '79 or...

If that bike is a Special, has to be a '79 or later model. The Standard was '78-'80 models.
Forum: Southwest 05-21-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,501
Posted By motoman
Heat=friction=wear....always. BTW Howard, have...

Heat=friction=wear....always. BTW Howard, have had my upside-down Shoiwa front forks on my YZ250 so hot after a moto-x race, could not even touch them:eek:;). BTW Howard, hope the rally works out...
Forum: Southwest 05-21-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,501
Posted By motoman
Well, now you have......and it IS true;):).

Well, now you have......and it IS true;):).
Forum: XS11/XJ11 Discussion 05-21-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 461
Posted By motoman
JustJoeV, while drain bolt is out, put a good...

JustJoeV, while drain bolt is out, put a good fitting copper washer on it before installing. This will allow it to loosen next time it is removed;)…...no leaks, drips nor errors.
Forum: Southwest 05-20-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 9,501
Posted By motoman
One step heavier weight fork oil is the answer as...

One step heavier weight fork oil is the answer as BA80 has done. As friction causes heat, it also causes wear. The fork dampening orfices over time tend to enlarge slightly from oil friction...
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